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5 Quick Coach Tips From Helen Omidiran

5 Quick Coach Tips From Helen Omidiran Helen Omidiran is a Senior PGA Qualified Coach based at our Academy at Horne Park Golf. Helen shared her top coach tips which are a must for every golfer looking to improve! Q: If I had just 10 minutes to warm up before a round, I would..... Chip and Putt! This would allow…

Breaking Scoring Barriers With Lee Wilson

Breaking Scoring Barriers With Lee Wilson We asked our coaching team what skills a golfer would need to break some significant scoring barriers golfers come across - 100, 90 and 80! Lee Wilson, Senior PGA Fellow Coach at Horsham Golf, shared his thoughts on these major scoring hurdles! If you want to reach your next target of breaking 100, 90…

How To Deal With Tension

How To Deal With Tension I’ve no doubt most people reading this will be familiar with one of golf’s strangest sensations… that when you are playing well the game seems relatively easy, and when you are playing poorly you feel you will never hit a good shot again. So, how do we explain the extraordinary swings of confidence the game…

5 Quick Coaching Tips From Ashley Jefferies

5 Quick Coaching Tips From Ashley Jefferies Q: If I had just 10 minutes to warm up before a round, I would..... I see so many golfers turning up to the course carrying the stresses of everyday life with them and this certainly doesn't help their golf! If you find yourself arriving just 10 minutes before teeing off I honestly…

Learn How Far You Hit Your Wedges With 1/2 & 3/4 Swings

Learn How Far You Hit Your Wedges With 1/2 & 3/4 Swings Most club golfers will try and hit wedge shots with 'feel' but if we're not training that feel every day, it's unlikely to go well! Instead, learn how far you hit your wedges when you make a 1/2 and 3/4 swing. This gives you something to refer to…

How To Hit The Ground Running

How To Hit The Ground Running I was recently sent a scorecard by an eight-handicap club golfer. He had shot 83, but the total was not the point. From the 7 th hole onwards he was two over par. Holes 1 to 6 are best not talked about. “This happens to me all the time,” he groaned to me. “Why…

Stop Your Slice

Stop Your Slice Lee Wilson, Senior PGA Coach at Horsham Golf, shares his thoughts on how to stop that dreaded slice! TIP 1 If you slice the ball then start with this simple correction to your grip. Often when the top hand is rotated too much towards the target (see below) it causes the clubface to open, which is the…

Breaking Scoring Barriers

Breaking Scoring Barriers We asked our coaching team what skills a golfer would need to break some significant scoring barriers in the season ahead. Here’s advice from Huw Williams, Senior PGA Coach at Horsham Golf. If You Want To Break 100… Minimising penalty shots off the tee. Find a shot that keeps you in play, even if it means putting…

Understanding Wedge Gapping and Bounce

Understanding Wedge Gapping and Bounce Martin Hill, one of our PGA coaches at Horsham Golf, shares his thoughts on Wedge Gapping and Bounce! For maximum success with your short game, it’s critical to have the correct wedge gapping. Correct wedge gapping and bounce helps promote optimal distance, contact, and control. It is recommended that the gaps between your wedges should…

Be Careful What You Watch, It Might Just Ruin Your Attitude This Year

Be Careful What You Watch, It Might Just Ruin Your Attitude This Year The new season is not far away and you are feeling your enthusiasm beginning to rise. You are hitting a few more shots and starting to look a little more at all things golf. You even begin to watch more golf on TV. As usual, it’s an…